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Hitching Post Restaurant

200 Upshur St NW, Washington DC, DC 20011-4848
+1 202-726-1511
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried chicken” (11 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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200 Upshur St NW, Washington DC, DC 20011-4848
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove by this place and decided to check it out. This is great fried food plain and simple. Some of the reviewers complain about the food being "tasteless", but when you have good meat, freshly fried, with light and crispy breading you don't need...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A friendly neighborhood restaurant with indoor and patio seating. The food was excellent. Good prices and good service. I wish I had this in my neighborhood at home.

1  Thank E1447ILkellyp
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's been there forever and who knew. Great did, especially the fried spinach and their cool to order fried chicken. Awesome.

1  Thank Nitin C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I had been meaning to go to this place for a while. It was a girls night out and we wanted to talk and this was the perfect place. The drinks were really good and there were oldies being played on a Jukebox. The waitress...More

1  Thank PeachOlive
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Some years back I told a coworker that I missed southern style food and soul food... she took me here and WOW! Really down home like from Moms... from collards, chicken fried chicken to mac & cheese or just anything - it's gooood! Needless to...More

Thank GastroEclectico
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a hidden gem in the Petworth area. The food is very tasty and at a great price. They make their delicious fried chicken to order, so it does take bout 20-30 to prepare, but it is worth the wait. I have always wanted...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to the Old Soldier's Home for years and all of our trips off site to eat, I have missed this gem. First off the food was just excellent. The prices were fair and the portions were very generous. I had two fillets...More

1  Thank Neal J
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I read reviews stating how good the fried chicken was. I got 2 orders of nice sized wings (6 total) for $12. They had no taste at all, just plain fried chicken. Ordered 2 sides of greens, they tasted just as plain, just canned collard...More

Thank NY N
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Small place near Lincoln's Cottage. Fried chicken is fantastic. Takes 20-30 minutes to cook, but it's freshand hot! The collard greens and cornbread are also outstanding.

Thank roncar54
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My daughter and I chose to eat lunch here after a tour of Lincoln's cottage, a short walk from the gate. It is definitely comfort food. We could have made a meal out of the sides--a great variety. We both ordered sandwiches but added sides...More

2  Thank Judy F
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Upshur St NW, Washington DC, DC 20011-4848
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-726-1511
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